BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT, ALIEN ANT FARM – Gen-X Summer Tour Barrie, ON (Concert Review)

BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT, ALIEN ANT FARM – Gen-X Summer Tour Barrie, ON (Concert Review)

Ahhh the angst-filled rebellious teenage years. What a better way to reminisce and revisit them than through the music. Ok, maybe teenage was jumping the gun a bit….let’s say late teens and early 20’s. The shape of the musical landscape had changed. For all my complaining about those times, some really great bands did come out of them. Now let’s take 4 such bands and smash them all together on one bill dubbed the Gen-X…

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Another Round of Bands for SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2018 (News)

Another Round of Bands for SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2018 (News)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL UNLEASHES ANOTHER ROUND OF BAND ANNOUNCEMENTS Announced just moments ago and translated from Swedish by Google Translate, here’s the latest update from Sweden Rock Festival 2018: Meshuggah is playing the Sweden Rock Festival 2018. A new round of bands for the summer’s Sweden Rock Festival is ready. Umeå Meshuggah has stressed the limits of what is technically possible in hard metal since the early 1990s. Their intense light show performs best in…

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AMERICAN PEARL – American Pearl (Album Review)

AMERICAN PEARL – American Pearl (Album Review)

Hello, Decibel Geeks.  Let me introduce you to one of Buckcherry’s two new members, Kevin Roentgen, who has replaced longtime guitarist, Keith Nelson.  Kevin Roentgen is a beast who is perhaps best known for his time as singer/songwriter/guitarist for the band, American Pearl, whose self-titled album was released summer of 2000 and was produced by Steve Jones (Sex Pistols). Back in 2000, it had been a decade since the Sunset Strip had relinquished its rock…

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Buckcherry Live at the Cleveland House of Blues (Concert Review)

Buckcherry Live at the Cleveland House of Blues (Concert Review)

Buckcherry sometimes seems to be a forgotten band, and I can’t figure out why. They’ve put out seven solid CDs and one EP since 1999. They have their own signature sound, look, attitude and danger to carry on the mantle of hard rock that has passed on from the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, and Guns ‘n’ Roses. Yet, when people talk about bands that will carry the rock torch, their name doesn’t come up.  They also tend to…

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Show Review: Last Bullet / Buckcherry Toronto

Show Review: Last Bullet / Buckcherry Toronto

Last Bullet is a Toronto band that I have been familiar with in the past, their Love, Lust, Illusion CD a member of my aural collection, but somehow, somewhere their blip on my musical radar screen faded out. Where did I see them, or when, or who did they set the stage for are all questions that I cannot answer. But I must have liked their performance since the physical CD has joined its’ brethren in my…

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2001 Year in Review Part 1 – Ep182

We go back in time for the next two weeks to a year that changed the world….but were the tunes good? This week Aaron and Chris and present part 1 of their 2001 Year in Review. It doesn’t seem like it’s been almost a decade and a half from 2001 but it has. Many of you are probably thinking “Did anything good come out in 2001?” Well, your hosts this week dug deep and think…

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